2019-03-08

non-music media recommendations

tv shows

feature film, documentary, mini-series

ratings on imdb

youtube

video games

  • baldurs gate 2 - role playing game. relatively big world and depth, ambitious art

  • breath of fire 3 - role playing game adventure

  • broken sword 1, 2, 5 - point and click adventures

  • chivalry - sword, melee and medieval mass fighting simulator

  • command and conquer red alert 1 and 2 - real-time war strategy game

  • crash bandicoot - jump and run with an unusual style

  • diablo 2 - arpg. collect experience and many items, level-up and improve a character

  • final fantasy 7, 8, 4 - role playing game adventure

  • grim fandango - old style adventure, relaxing jazz soundtrack, expects you to check almost everything

  • life is strange - story, immersion

  • overload - 6-axis shooter

  • portal 1, 2 - use a gun to select where portals go and be a test subject in a vast facility

  • resident evil 2, 3, 1

  • silent hill 1, 3, 2 - nice dark atmosphere, interesting riddles

  • sim city 4, 2000, 3000 - build and manage cities

  • soma - dark, underwater, atmosphere, exploration

  • super mario series. galaxy, world 1 and 2, 64

  • tekken 7 - fighting game. if you liked tekken 3 you will probably love tekken 7

  • wip3out - futuristic racing

  • yakuza0 - adventure, jrpg

  • zelda ocarina of time - adventure

  • flatout 2 racing game

  • age of empires - real time war strategy game. collect resources, build bases and develop through the times

  • audiosurf - race on tracks created from and synced to audio files

  • grim dawn - arpg. similar to diablo 2 and titan quest

  • insurgency - more realistic war scenario first person shooter. no crosshair, no map

  • minecraft - unlimited, automatically generated world built from workable blocks of different kinds

  • sonic generations

  • unreal tournament 2014, 1 - fast paced and futuristic first person multiplayer shooter

best linux games on steam 2018

other / likely too old

  • tenchu - ninja stealth game
  • grand theft auto 2 - large open city gangster/everything game
  • blast corps
  • golden eye 007
  • driver
  • gran turismo - driving game with a more realism oriented style
  • mario kart
  • pilotwings
  • codename eagle
  • metropolis street racer
  • star wars: shadows of the empire
  • worms
  • www.openra.net/ open source re-implementation of the real-time strategy games command and conquer 1 and 2 and dune 2000
  • wz2100.net/ open source version of the real-time strategy game warzone 2011

directors

  • david lynch - eraserhead, elephant man, blue velvet, mulholland drive
  • hayao miyazaki - spirited away, castle in the sky, howls moving castle - anime
  • luc besson - fifth element, lucy, valerian and the city of a thousand planets - movies tend to have creative props and things to see
  • makoto shinkai - 5 centimeters per second, your name - impressive drawings, anime
  • paul verhoeven - robocop, starship troopers
  • takeshi kitano - hana bi, gonin, zatoichi, dolls, brother
  • terry giliam - brazil, twelve monkeys

books and authors

comedians

george carlin, patrice oneal, doug stanhope, bill burr, louis ck, ricky gervais